By Yoshiyasu Ida, Minori Yuda, Takashi Shimura, Shunsuke Ike, Koji Ohnishi, Hideki Oshima
In a globalized marketplace the place the rising team will more and more go back and forth inside their countries and in a foreign country for paintings possibilities, it's priceless to benefit in regards to the overseas schooling approach and practices, to evaluate the contest. for instance, annual comparability of scholar functionality is measured throughout math and technology matters globally. what's no longer renowned is how geography academic structures evaluate around the globe and the way pupil good fortune during this topic interprets to studying in different classes or employment after commencement. the significance of geography in our own, specialist, and civic lives is obvious while one considers how discovering one’s method with a map, knowing of worldwide cultures, or making a choice on spatial styles of affliction unfold could impact the selections we make. Written for a world viewers, this can be the 1st English booklet on geography schooling in Japan, addressing a few primary questions. what's the nature of the geography academic platforms in Japan? How does the point of interest on content material and abilities in jap faculties range from that during different nations? This booklet contains 25 authors from assorted geography guide and examine stories, making it an authoritative book on Japan’s geography schooling process. The contribution of this booklet to the bigger geography academic group is sharing the main strengths, matters, and way forward for this faculty topic in English, the place formerly such a lot guides have been in eastern. will probably be an invaluable resource for researchers and lecturers to appreciate Japan’s evolving geography guide some time past, current, and destiny. The 21 chapters are equipped into subject matters, starting with an summary of the geography schooling procedure in Japan, by way of chapters that care for neighborhood geography and fieldwork, instructor education, geography education’s contributions to society, and a comparative examine of geography schooling throughout a number of nations. The publication ends with a imaginative and prescient of geography schooling within the future.
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By Robert Mcghee
The site of a tropical paradise, the graveyard of ships straying too with reference to the place the polar ocean drains into the earth's hole inside, the resource of unbelievable amounts of gold, the house of a misplaced 'Aryan' civilization - when you don't stay there, the Arctic has over the process time been all of this stuff. it's the final imaginary position on the earth. Now, popular archaeologist Robert McGhee lifts the veil to bare the real Arctic. Combining anthropology, historical past, and private event, this ebook dispels the romanticized notions of the Arctic as an international aside, unique and remoted, revealing a land way more attention-grabbing than we had imagined. McGhee paints a vibrant portrait of the move of Viking farmers around the North Atlantic islands, and of the lengthy and laborious searches for sea-passages to Asia. We meet the fur-traders who pioneered eu growth around the northern forests of Canada and Siberia, the whalers and ivory-hunters who ravaged northern seas, and patriotic explorers racing to arrive the North Pole. primarily, McGhee deals a desirable perception into the local peoples of the Arctic, societies that different histories often overlook. we find how northerners have realized to use a wealthy 'hunter's world' the place video game is, opposite to our expectancies, a ways more uncomplicated to discover than in additional temperate lands. he's taking us to a thousand-year-old Tuniit campsite completely preserved within the Arctic chilly, follows the entrepreneurial Inuit as they pass the Arctic looking for steel, and divulges the risks that local humans face this present day from business toxins and international warming.
By Jeremy Black
Do maps correctly and objectively current the data we think them to painting, or are they in its place coloured via the political reasons in their makers? during this vigorous and well-illustrated booklet, Jeremy Black investigates this risky territory, arguing persuasively that the meant "objectivity" of the map-making and map-using approach can't be divorced from facets of the politics of representation.
By Lynne M. Sullivan
The single advisor out there to provide certain info for tourists to those gorgeous Caribbean islands. Delve into Dominica's rain wooded area and Carib Indian tradition. chill out on romantic St. Lucia. no matter what you are looking for, this guidebook tells you what you must recognize. A top-notch inn excessive on a mountain slope? received it. are looking to deal with that exact individual on your lifestyles to a five-star eating place? received it. or even you need to chill out at the most sensible seashore sipping a cocktail. acquired it! This interesting Alive consultant is basically choked with aspect, supplying hundreds and hundreds of resort evaluation and eating place suggestions. Plus, you can find out every type of tidbits in regards to the islands' heritage and tradition. Maps. Index. colour photographs.
By Lynne M. Sullivan
Those are the French islands - stylish, subtle and spectacularly attractive. Martinique is named 'the Paris of the Antilles', with haute delicacies and high fashion, let alone Mont Pelee, the volcano that destroyed the capital urban of Saint-Pierre in 1902. Guadeloupe deals fantastic sort, from the jagged coast of the wild Atlantic to pristine coves at the Caribbean part, sunny shores and tropical rainforests. Alive courses let you know what is sizzling and what is no longer, with lots of feedback for sunlight hours task and night enjoyable. each one advisor deals hundreds of thousands of eating place and inn profiles in all fee levels, together with the superior areas to stick and devour, experience, nights within the urban or finances lodging. past the place to stick and consume, Alive courses specialise in the issues that make every one vacation spot certain - mountaineering within the rain forests of St Lucia or diving off the coast of Bonaire. 'Sunup to sunset' sections conceal an incredible number of actions and arranged tours, together with a radical directory of the easiest shorelines. instructed highway journeys and jogging excursions are observed by means of city and neighborhood maps. 'After darkish' sections provide the lowdown on scorching nightclubs, romantic bars, high-class casinos, videos and theatre. An A-Z reference on the finish presents a accomplished checklist of valuable contacts, together with ATM and financial institution destinations, medical professionals and scientific amenities, tourism workplaces, non secular prone and internet sites.
By Anastasia Tourta, Eftychia Kourkoutidou
Язык - английский.
Хороший краткий путеводитель по памятникам - преимущественно церквям - Фессалоник с картами кварталов города. Описание хронологическое с 4в. Много фотографий.
By Larry Ludmer
A spouse consultant to "Cruising the japanese Caribbean", this ebook deals complete insurance of vessels within the quarter and what they give - carrier, cabin information, facilities, passenger/crew ratio, eating innovations and itineraries. The consultant covers: Aruba, The Bahamas (Freeport, Nassau), Belize, Bonaire, Grand Cayman, Colombia, Curacao, the Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica (Montego Bay, Ocho Rios, Port Antonio, Kingston), Mexico (Playa del Carmen, Cozumel, Costa del Maya, Progreso/Merida), Trinidad and Tobago, Key West plus inner most islands, equivalent to Disney's Castaway Cay.
By Krzysztof Widawski, Jerzy Wyrzykowski
This publication provides a finished evaluation of the tourism industry improvement in primary and jap eu international locations. it's divided into thirteen chapters, together with a bankruptcy devoted to Belarus, all richly illustrated with colourful maps and illustrations. The ebook offers the output of overseas meetings geared up each years by means of the dept of nearby Geography and Tourism of the collage of Wroclaw that have served as proposal for this e-book. bankruptcy 1 offers the features of 20 post-communist international locations of the zone at the foreign tourism marketplace and it units the heritage and context for the subsequent chapters. Chapters 2 to thirteen current the of study on tourism, vacationer sights, vacationer infrastructure, tourism move, major different types of tourism in addition to vacationer regionalization in 12 critical and jap ecu international locations. All chapters were up-to-date as regards to the statistics.
This e-book is a revised and up to date model of “The Geography of Tourism of significant and jap Europe nations” released by means of the dept of local Geography and Tourism of Wroclaw collage in 2012. it's been constructed by means of a bunch of experts via their trade of study event within the scope of overseas tourism in crucial and japanese Europe.